Alerts, Shut Downs & Detours


  • Hickman Hall HVAC

The cooling system of Hickman Hall is currently not functioning at full capacity. The pump that went down was removed, repaired and is currently being reinstalled. The repairs are expected to be complete by noon, Tuesday, July 22. For additional information please call 601.266.4414.


  • McLemore South Entrance to Close

The south entrance of McLemore Hall will close the morning of Monday, July 7 for removal of the aluminum fin/grill on the front entrance of the building.  The building will be cleaned and the windows will be sealed, and a new aluminum fin/grill will be installed.  The work will be complete and the entrance will reopen by end of day, Friday, July 25.  


  • Hattiesburg Hall

Please be aware of entrance and exit closings at Hattiesburg Hall, as workers clean and paint the building exterior.  This work will take several weeks to complete in preparation for replacement of the clay roof tiles which were damaged during the tornado. 




  • J.B. George Building

As part of the Energy Reduction Retrofits project, the chilled water system of the J.B. George Building will be shut down on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 6:30 am. During this time there will be no cooling to the building.  The work is expected to be complete by 5 pm.   

  • Southern Hall Roof Repairs

Parking spaces in front of Southern Hall will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 6, in preparation for the replacement of the clay tiles on the building's roof. 

This work will require the partial blocking of entryways at various times during the process, so please obey all directional signage. 


  • North 31st Avenue Parking Lot to Close

The parking lot on the corner of North 31st Avenue and Pearl Street will close Monday, June 9, at 5 a.m. for demolition of the four houses located along North 31st Avenue, south of the Liberal Arts Building.

After demolition is complete, the lot will remain closed for construction of a new paved parking lot, which will feature upgraded drainage and lighting.



In preparation for the final tie-in and completion of Century Park South, Black and Gold Boulevard has closed to thru traffic. During this closure, the parking spaces along the north side of the Thad Cochran Center parking lot will be blocked and converted into an ADA accessible route. Golf cart access will not be allowed on the lower ramp of the Thad Cochran Center, near the post office, and only commercial and food service vehicles will be allowed to park under the facility. Please be cautious and observant of all detour and directional signage, as there will be an increase in the number of large trucks and heavy equipment in the area.